Sunday, January 13, 2013
A Fort Lee man died in the hospital Saturday night about four-and-a-half hours after getting hit by a car while he was trying to cross Anderson Avenue between Jane Street and Catherine Street, according to authorities.
A 65-year-old Fort Lee man died Saturday night after getting hit by a car on Anderson Avenue, police said. At about 5:15 p.m. Saturday, police received calls saying a pedestrian had been struck near the exit of the Church of the Madonna. Officers from the Fort Lee Police Department’s Patrol Division and Detective Bureau responded, conducting an on-scene investigation, which concluded that Gerard A. Deangelis was hit by a 1999 Toyota Corolla while attempting to cross Anderson between Jane and Catherine Streets, police said. Paramedics treated the victim at the scene, and the Fort Lee Ambulance Corps transported him to Hackensack University Medical Center with what police described as life-threatening injuries. But Deangelis died at the …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
The 92-year-old woman badly injured Friday at Whiteman Plaza died early Saturday morning at the hospital
A Fort Lee woman who was struck Friday by a car that was backing up in the parking lot at Whiteman Plaza has died from her injuries, authorities said. Ja Sung Roh, 92, of Fort Lee, died at Hackensack University Medical Center at about 4:15 a.m. Saturday, police said. The Bergen County Medical Examiner’s Office was notified, according to police. Capt. Keith Bendul of the Fort Lee Police Department told Patch the investigation into the accident continues, but that “at this point, there’s no indication of any violation of criminal law.” “The driver is cooperating and naturally, obviously upset,” Bendul said of 42-year-old Michael Arabia, of Hawthorne, who was ticketed for careless driving. Less than 12 hours after that accident, another …
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Firm IDs some of those on board as employees. 5 dead, plus dog. We're continuing to update this story.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Note: We're continuing to provide frequent updates to this story. Check back at this post often. Latest updates: It's possible—but far from confirmed—icy conditions played a role in a Tuesday morning plane crash on Route 287 that killed all five people aboard. But investigators are only in the earliest stage of their work, a National Transportation Safety Board representative said. Speaking at Morris Township's municipal building mid-afternoon, Robert Gretz of the NTSB stressed it could take 6 to 12 months before a full report on the crash, which took place near exit 35, is released, and a lot of investigatory work is ahead. "This is day one of an investigation," he said. There have been reports that about 14 minutes into the flight, the …
Neighbor said pilot seemed to be trying to avoid homes.
Raw Video: Michelle Bellog of Springbrook Road in Morris Township says she saw the plane that crashed into Route 287 heading over her neighborhood, and worried debris would come down on her roof. "It's very sad," she said. "Thankfully it didn't hit any houses. I was terrified. It was so low that the houses shook. She said another neighbor told her it seemed the pilot was aiming for the highway, trying to avoid residences. This video has not yet been fully processed by Patch.